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11 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

Jekyll Island Authority OKs 'high-energy' restaurant for former site of Fins

Michelle and George Stewart were picked to run the former Fins restaurant and will drop much of the heavy deep-fried dishes in favor of lighter Mexican cuisine.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Jekyll Island, GA, Mexican Cuisine, St. Simons Island, GA

15 hrs ago | WTVC

Jekyll Island OKs sharpshooters for thinning deer

The governing board for Jekyll Island has approved using government sharpshooters to thin the deer population on the island state park.

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Related Topix: Jekyll Island, GA

20 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

Police seek Glynn County bank robber

Police are searching for a man who they say robbed the Ameris Bank located at 5340 New Jesup Highway around 11:30 a.m. Monday in Glynn County.

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Yesterday | SavannahNow

DA Senior Investigator Ricky Becker named 2014 Investigator of the Year

Chatham County District Attorney Senior Investigator Ricky Becker yesterday was presented with the 2014 Investigator of the Year Award by the Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia at the annual Summer Conference at the Jekyll Island Convention Center on Jekyll Island.

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Related Topix: Chatham County, GA, Jekyll Island, GA

Yesterday | Boxoffice

MPAA Names Joanna McIntosh Executive Vice President for Global Policy and External Affairs

Senator Chris Dodd, Chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America, Inc. announced today that Joanna McIntosh has joined the association as Executive Vice President for Global Policy and External Affairs.

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Related Topix: Sea Island, GA

Yesterday | Brunswick News

Author realizes dream of publishing

Joan Scarborough holds her book "The Pie That Made a Difference" and a "finger friend" she makes to give to children.

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Related Topix: Brunswick, GA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Siris

Fortnightly Book, July 20

The next fortnightly book is Eugenia Price, The Beloved Invader . Price was a notable radio scriptwriter; she had a major conversion in 1949 and as a result started writing for Unschackled! I hadn't realized that before I looked up additional background on Price, because I had very little prior knowledge of her, but it caught my eye: Unschackled! ... (more)

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Related Topix: Golden Age of Radio, St. Simons, GA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Former College of Coastal Georgia president has new building job

It's easy to see the results of Valerie Hepburn's work. It's in the impressive new and renovated buildings on the campus of College of Coastal Georgia.

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Related Topix: Georgia, St. Simons Island, GA

The Florida Times-Union

No-kill effort in Glynn County lacks key support from county commissioners

The no-kill movement is gaining momentum in Glynn County except with the people who can make it happen - the county commissioners.

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MyFoxAtlanta

Brunswick police chief suspended in training probe

Businessman David Perdue and Rep. Jack Kingston have plenty of criticisms for each other as they appeal for votes ahead of a Republican Senate primary runoff.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Brunswick, GA, Georgia

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Hall Co. schools receive EPD award

The Hall County School System was recognized by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division with the Georgia Diesel Emissions Reduction Green Award.

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Related Topix: Jekyll Island, GA

FansShare

Ed Westwick shows 'deeper side with Instagram post of 'life' rules

His script for life has made his female fans even more enamoured of him as he reveals a 'deeper, more reflective' side of his personality.

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Related Topix: Ed Westwick, Jekyll Island, GA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Air Force Times

Troops complain about new POV shipping company

The Personal Property directorate at Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command manages the Department of Defense's Privately Owned Vehicle shipping program.

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Related Topix: Brunswick, GA

Brunswick News

Walmart adding neighborhood market to Brunswick

Representatives with Walmart announced this week they plan to open a neighborhood market at the site of one of their former stores in Brunswick.

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Related Topix: Brunswick, GA

Brunswick News

Airport board may be reduced

At nine members, the Glynn County Airport Commission is one of the largest boards in the Golden Isles, though Chairman Jeff Culwell said he's not entirely sure why.

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Related Topix: Brunswick, GA

Wed Jul 16, 2014

SavannahNow

Marsh buffer petition closes in on 1,000 signatures

A petition posted last month by the Center for a Sustainable Coast to restore protections to Georgia's marshes is nearing its goal of 1,000 signatures.

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Related Topix: Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, Jekyll Island, GA

The Florida Times-Union

Southeast Georgia Health System wants to become private nonprofit and ...

Southeast Georgia Health System, which operates Georgia's largest remaining public hospital, wants to restructure to become a private nonprofit corporation that would lease and operate the hospitals in Brunswick and St. Marys.

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Related Topix: Georgia

Brunswick News

Officials form airports' plans

This submitted photograph shows the worn condition of the McKinnon St. Simons Island runway.

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Related Topix: St. Simons Island, GA, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Leaking pipes, old air conditioning and outmoding lighting costing Glynn County $300,000 a year

The source of the financial hemorrhage is leaky plumbing fixtures, inefficient air conditioning units and outmoded electric lights in county buildings.

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The Elizabethton Star

Louise T. Berry

Mrs. Louise Teague Berry, 81, of St. Simons Island, Ga., passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Georgia.

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Related Topix: St. Simons Island, GA

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